How to remove DRM from EPUB eBooks using a Mac computer?
DRM is one of the biggest problems with ebooks. It locks ebooks you bought into certain platforms so that you can only read ebooks on specific apps and device. If you have bought many EPUB books and want to read the eBooks on other e-readers, you should remove DRM protection from EPUB books at first. Then in this article, we’ll introduce you an easy solution about how to remove DRM from EPUB eBooks on Adobe Digital Editions.
ePub DRM Removal is your best choice to remove DRM restriction from encrypted ePub ebooks on Mac or Windows. It can easily and quickly strip DRM protection from Adobe Digital Editions with no quality losing.
This Mac ePub DRM Removal will not damage the contents of the encrypted EPUB files. After removing the drm protection from ePub files, you can read the eBook on any supported devices freely!
To start with decrypting DRM EPUB books, you can download the free demo of the EPUB DRM Removal software and follow the steps below.
Start to remove DRM from encrypted ePub files on Mac:
Step 1. Make sure the ePub books can be read on ADE
If you don’t have Adobe Digital Editions installed on your computer, you can download and authorize your Adobe Digital Editions with your Adobe ID.
- If you install and open ADE on your computer for the first time, you’ll be prompted to authorize ADE on your computer. Or you can go to Help > Authorize Computer to start the process manually.
- If you have an Adobe ID, enter it along with your password.
If you don’t have an Adobe ID, you can get one on Adobe’s website by clicking Create an Adobe ID here.
Then, click "Authorize" button to have your computer authorized with your Adobe ID.
Note: If you choose to authorize your computer without an ID, you will still be able to view eBooks on your computer. However, you will not be able to transfer or download those titles to other devices.
Step 2. Import EPUB files to EPUB DRM Removal
By default Epubor EPUB DRM Removal shall be able to discover your purchased Adobe DRM protected EPUB books automatically and you can see them in the right side library column on the program.
If the right side library column is empty, and you indeed synced your purchased Adobe DRM protected EPUB books via Adobe Digital Editions. You can manually add them into the program.
- Find the correct path of your synced Adobe DRM protected EPUB books.
- Add eBooks into EPUB DRM Removal
Open the eBook file folder, select the eBooks and manually drag them into the program’s interface.
Or you can find Source Location of your ADE content by opening Quick Setting, then set the source location to your current EPUB eBooks folder by input the path or click "Browse" to choose the folder. Click "OK" you shall be able to see the books in software’s right side library column.
Run Adobe Digital Editions, if you synced books via this program, you will see the books listed in the main interface, right click on the cover and choose "Show File in Finder", then you you can see where the file is saved.
Step 3. Set the Output Format
Right click the book to check the detailed information of the file. Then you can click the “edit” button to select one output format from epub, mobi, azw3, text.
Step 3. Remove EPUB DRM on Mac
After all settings done, click “Convert” button to begin removing DRM-protected EPUB eBook and conver to DRM-free format. The eBook DRM conversion process will be completed in seconds. The EPUB books DRM will be removed automatically.
Then, click Open Folder button in the lower right corner you can access to the folder where saves the DRM-free EPUB eBook files.
You can also customize the source files folder and the output files clicking “Output” box.